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overnight. lightning hit houses. we'll get to that in a moment. let's check in with meteorologist bill henley for the current radar picture. >> heavy rainfall overnight, still tracking showers and thunderstorm activity in new jersey. toms river, waretown. those showers moving offshore. the rain has already ended in philadelphia but just posted a flood warning. a flood warning for pennypack creek, which is seeing minor flooding right now. it's on the rise. that flood warning in effect until 7:30 this morning. it will be traveling in and around pennypack creek, be on the lookout for those waters. you always hear, don't drive through them. somebody always seems to do that. they get stuck or worse. still lots of clouds outside. the humidity will be dropping, 81 at 11:00. by 2:00 this afternoon, 86 and still climbing. we'll be flirting with the 90 degree mark this afternoon. we'll go through the forecast neighborhood by neighborhood when i'm back in ten minutes. right now let's see how the rain
falls. thmç clouds are affecting traffic. jessica boyington has first alert traffic. >> bill, so far we're typically up for a quiet friday. we're starting to see jams on 95, the schuylkill expressway, some parts of new jersey on the 42 freeway. right now we are taking a look at the xx examine on girard avenue. the eastbound lanes, all traffic moving. lanes open, a 13-minute drive time from the blue route to the vine street expressway. average speeds of 59 miles per hour. the westbound lanes are doing okay as well. in montgomery county on 422, everything is moving along there. you can see all of the roadways are green, eastbound from 29 up towards the schuylkill expressway. that's where we typically see the jam in the morning time. only about an eight-minute trip. we are getting reports of a road obstruction still out in lower providence on feather bed lane and woods edge road. watch out for that. an accident scene out in upper merion, river road and east
fourth street. still 20 minutes delays for warminster, west trenton and doylestown for septa. we're following breaking news down the shore where some streets are flooded. matt delucia joins us live. tell us what you're seeing. >> reporter: well, tracy we rolled into town here just a few minutes ago an we saw a lot of flooding out here. initially we were coming down because we heard about power outages as a result of a storm last night. you see right here, this is 12th avenue by central, the entire street is flooded. we do see as the streetlights are on, we do see homes have power at the moment but down here on the street, you can see at least a few inches of water. my photographer is walking through that right now to give you an idea of what people are experiencing as they're driving through this area. on central avenue, it is not terribly bad but the vehicles are using the center lane out here. you see the side streets are heavy affected by this. a lot of the cars not going to
be able to get out until the flooding goes down. i just got off the phone a few minutes before we went on the air, they say the flooding is the big issue. you see the emergency vehicles down the street there. they are still dealing with power outage issues as well. we did see a lot of lightning in this area. that is what this town is dealing with at the moment. power outages and also a lot of flooding. i'm told that the flooding has gone down quite considerably since this all started at 4:00 this morning. we'll cross the street here. again, you can see this area here along central is not too bad right here. this is new jersey avenue that we're cross ofrg at the moment. you can see that the flooding is so intense that the storm drains are just bubbling up out here. and so it's very intense situation, if you will, in terms of the flooding in this area. very heavy winds, heavy storms came through last night. garbage cans had been toppled over as well. we've seen trash floating in the street. so far, no reports of any major
injuries as a result of this. we'll stay out here, give you another look in the next hour of the conditions that are out here. this is in north wildwood, again, not a good area to drive in if you're down here or heading down here for a summer weekend. live in north wildwood, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. 6:04 now. new from overnight, philadelphia police want to find the killer who ambushed a man as he sat in his car. investigators say the victim was parked on longshore avenue in the mayfair section when the killer walked up and fired at least 12 shots. you see the bullet holes in the ka are there. car but died on the sidewalk. as philadelphia prepares to welcome pope francis next month, septa is putting the regional rail tickets to the pope's visit on sale again today. monique braxton is live at the radnor septa station with what you need to know if you plan on picking up one of these passes. monique, walk us through this. >> hey, tracy. the radnor station is one of 15
select stations selling the special regional passes for the weekend the pope is in town. this is what the special one-day pass looks like. they go on sale today and will be the only septa fare accepted during the papal visit. when you arrive here, you're asked to bring your identification and if you have a valid medicare card, disability transit i.d. or pennsylvania senior citizen transit i.d. the regional rail passes will allow riders to get on the train at one of 18 regional stops. you will get off at university city, 30th street or jefferson station which is on market street. passengers may purchase ten passes, including one for the elderly or disabled. children over the age of 5 must also have a pass. now, the passes are $10, $5 if you're elderly or disabled or a classified senior citizen in pennsylvania. we want to remind you, according to septa, bicycles will not be permitted.
previously septa had offered the passes online. you may remember the first time the system was shut down. they've offered them a second time but they still have plenty of regional passes for sale. septa's spokesperson tells us this weekend there will be extended hours here at the radnor station and 14 other regional rail stations. make sure you go to nbc10.com for a listing of where you can purchase those passes between 9:00 and 5:00 this weekend. live now in radnor, monique braxton, nbc 10 news. on monday, we'll get a very clear outline from the city of philadelphia on its detailed plan for the papal visit. that's when the city will relee its online pope playbook. we did get some of the information from the playbook yesterday. they released this. people living in restricted areas can leave. they won't be allowed back in. also, the faa has decided no drones allowed in the city during the papal visit.
here's a live look at citizens bank park. here's what else we learned. this is where buses and rvs will be park. the lots athe linc and wells fargo center will also be used for buses and rvs. city schools will be closed starting on the 23rd for yom kippur and they will stay closed through the rest of the week. mayor nutter also says he's considering closing schools on monday the 28th. we'll keep you posted on that. tap on the nbc 10 mobile app for everything you need to know to get ready for the papal visit. you'll find the pope's itinerary, including where you can see the pope in person. 6:07 now. 74 degrees. a 16-year-old girl is charged with murder, charged with murdering a man in camden. prosecutors are withholding the girl's name for now. they say she's from berlin borough. last week she said she shot a 21-year-old pennsauken man in camden.
he died in the hospital yesterday. no word on a motive. in cumberland county, a grand jury cleared two police officers of any wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a man during a traffic stop last december. >> she meç your hands. sew me your [ muted ] hands. >> this is dashcam of the actual traffic stop. reed was shot and killed after failing to follow the orders from the police officers. the panel believed that the officers knew reed once fired on law enforcement and police said they did find a gun in the glove box of the car. reed was not holding the gun when the officer shot him. the shooting led to protests in the community you'll remember. one local activist says the grand jury got it wrong. >> well, we are outraged about it. it's disappointing but not surprising. >> bridgeton's police chief says his department stands behind the actions of his officers. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley.
>> coming up on nine minutes after 6:00. we have minor flooding thanks to heavy rainfall that came through overnight. not everybody is seeing it. some spots in philadelphia and what we saw in cape may from matt delucia's report. clearing skies, we'll see sunshine, drying out and the flooding will subside. less humid air starting to arrive today will be staying for the weekend. 67 in reading, philadelphia, 75 degrees. cape may is 72. cloudy skies right now. the storms are way offshore. beach avenue is damp, no flooding there. there's been heavy rainfall, not just in cape may. in philadelphia, too. numerous locations saw more than 2 inches of rain as this line of storms moved through. they're offshore, cape may. they're still going with showers in barnegat bay, ship bottom and others. the rainfall estimates, the
totals in maurice river, 2 1/2 inches there. closing in on 3 inches of rain in cape may county. that has led to the minor flooding there. lots of rainfall in the philadelphia suburbs, in montgomery county and bucks county. more than 2 urchls in the king of prussia area. that rain is now hitting the streams and rivers. pennypack creek is seeing minor flooding. it's above flood stage this morning. that won't last all that long. the clouds won't last either. clearing skies, middle 80s for allentown and quakertown. 87 in trenton. less humid conditions later today for doylestown and mt. holly. mostly cloudy morning. you'll see breaks of sunshine for atlantic city and rehoboth and cape may this afternoon. more sunshine for the weekend. 88 in philadelphia today. while westchester and wilmington warm into the middle 80s with sunshine, you'll need your sunglasses today. a look at the weekend forecast when i'm back with the seven-day in ten minutes. >> we always like it when bill
calls for the sunglasses, much better than umbrellas. let's hope your drive for friday morning is a nice one. >> hope. let's check. jessica boyington is watching the roads for you. jessica? >> if you are heading to the shore early you'll be fine around route 73. you can see both lanes on 73 or the ac expressway are all doing great, all lanes open. not a lot of traffic in the area. on the 42 freeway heading into philadelphia, if you do have to head to work, five-minute trip northbound from 555 to the walt whitman bridge. for the rest of the area bridges, we're doing okay on the tac pal, the ben and the betsy ross. coming up, we'll do massç transit. officials have identified three firefighters that were killed while battling a wildfire in washington state. and the spreading flames are forcing more people to leave their homes. what crews are up against as they work to contain the fires.
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. a heartbreaking scene in washington state. a procession of emergency vehicles escorted the bodies of the three firefighters killed while fighting a fire. their truck crashed and were overcome by flames. firefighters on the front line face another dangerous day ahead as several wildfires begin to merge, burning an area of land about the size of seattle. soaring temperatures and strong winds will likely cause the flames to spread in eastern washington state. the governor praised the courage of the 3,000 firefighters
fighting several fires raging across that dry landscape. >> there are people who are lost, doing what firefighters do, rush towards the fire rather than away. this is an unprecedented cataclysm in our state. there are 390,000 acres burning. >> 390,000 acres. and authorities evacuated a third city overnight because of the fast-moving fire. thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes. >> federal agents are on the hundred for a man who robbed a post office. the entire thing was caught on camera. this is the surveillance video. take a look. this is from the oxford circle post office yesterday afternoon. this guy looks like he's going fishing. he pulls a gun, pointing it right at the workers. >> people rob a post office, they're generally after cash, postal money or stamps. it's really ridiculous. >> it is hard to see his face. he's wearing that hat but he's
described as a man in his 50s or 60s with a bushy gray beard. get details on a $20,000 reward for information on our website at nbc10.com. it is 6:17. we've had rain move through over the morning. you may find the road wet when you get out there on them. >> what else will you find? jessica boyington has your traffic. >> foggy conditions in the lehigh valley on 78, lehigh street. east and westbound, still moving along nicely in both directions. 202, pretty much the same story. the cars are still green, moving ten minutes from northbound or southbound sides from route 30 up towards the schuylkill expressway. septa really can't catch a break so far this morning out in doylestown, the line, 501, ten minutes light, thorndale 501 ten minutes late and elwyn train, up to 15 minutes there. no delays at the philadelphia
international airport. coming up in the next ten minutes, we'll check in with 959 and see how the delays are working there. now, your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> we're looking at clouds in the area that are going to be thinning out as the day goes on. and temperatures will be warming up this afternoon. the humidity is still on the high side. that's a live view of center city from the adventure aquarium. sunshine will be on tap, especially this afternoon. it's going to take some time for those clouds to clear out but they will be heading out during the day as the showers, the thunderstorms have already moved out of the area. we're looking for less humid conditions during the day today. we'll see those humid conditions stay low for the weekend as well. right now, the radar showing some scattered showers just offshore for most of the area. the heavy downpours are still in portions of ocean county. you can see the bright white clouds, theç storms. they've already cleared philadelphia, those thicker
clouds. with less humid air moving in, we have a nice day shaping up clearing skies, a warm afternoon. middle to upper 80s today. the winds out of the north at 10 miles an hour. the dry air coming in. you'll feel the difference later today and tomorrow, less humid conditions. a beautiful saturday, lots of sunshine. getting comfortable for the eagles game. maybe too comfortable for football. should be storming of some sort, mostly snow. that's really unlikely. sunshine on sun, 88 degrees, 90 for monday and then it gets really comfortable again. tuesday, wednesday and thursday, the humidity drops. nice and comfortable with highs in the middle 80s. >> are you rushing snow along? is that what you're doing, bill? >> not doing that. new high-tech help for people who are disabled. it comes from the company that gave voice to renowned physicist steven hawken. we'll show you what you'll soon be able to download, free.
if you haven't seen this video, come to your tv and watch it. lightning hitting a delta plane in atlanta. this happened as the plane was grounded on the tarmac at atlanta's hartsfield jackson international airport. thankfully, everyone, all the passengers were inside. the planes were grounded at the time. passengers recorded the video of the lightning striking there. it traveled through the metal fuselage and exited to the plane's tire to the ground. no one was hurt. 6:23. the iraqi ministry of defense released video it says shows air strikes against isis targets. the country confirmed on tuesday that its forces started that operation, shiite paramilitary groups have taken charge of the offensive and plan to clear remaining isis strongholds. north korea this morning
declared front line troops are in a, quote, quasi state of war and warned of military operations just yesterday. the rival koreas exchanged fire across the border. the north made similar claims before and with troops along the border it is always essentially a quasi state of war but the new declaration could signal an escalation in the tense region. for the eighth time this year, tsa agents stopped a passenger for trying to carry a loaded gun on to a plane at philadelphia international airport. the latest incident happened wednesday and here's a picture of the gun and the ammunition. tsa agents tell us they found the gun in the man's carry-on luggage. the man had a ticket to fly from philadelphia to chicago. investors are nervous about how the week will end on wall street after the market had its worst performance in 18 months. the dow dropped 358 points, the nasdaq fell 142 points. a third of the dow is now in bear market territory or down at least 20% from recent highs.
weak economic data out of china led to the losses and added to investors worries about a global slowdown. >> it's 6:25 now. the technology that's given an artificial voice to renowned physicist stephen hawking could soon be helping others with disabilities. >> i rely on technology to help me communicate and live. >> intel, the company that makes that program has now made it available for anyone to download and experiment with for free. intel hopes developers and researchers will use the opportunity to spur innovation and build on the program making it even more efficient for those who need it most.hwnf and jessica boyington with your first alert traffic this morning. we're watching route 100 around pottstown pike, north and southbound, no problems. a little bit lazy out there, though. coming up in the next few minutes, we'll check in with 959 because we're starting to see volume. i'll show you where. let's get a check on the weather
with meteorologist bill henley. >> clearing for sunshine which will warm theç mountains into e 70s. right now we're in the 70s in philadelphia with cloudy skies. we're warm into the upper 80s this afternoon. the humidity will be dropping. right now 75 degrees in philadelphia. pottstown, 68. it's 73 in wrightstown, 70 in roxborough and northeast philadelphia is drying out at 73 degrees. the rain has ended but there's still some spots of minor flooding this morning. we'll talk about those when i come back with your hour-by-hour forecast. i'm matt delucia, live in north wildwood where we are experiencing some of the minor flooding that bill was just talking about here. this is 12th street at new jersey. you can see there are streets that are flooded in this area. we'll give you another live look at what we've been encountinger down at the shore after the break. the countdown continues as philadelphia prepares for the pope's historic visit next month.
nbc 10 breaking news. >> that breaking news, storms slammed ashore and this morning, look at this, minor flooding. this is a live look at north wildwood where some streets are under water after all that rain. those strong storms brought thunder, lightning and heavy rain to much of our region. nbc 10 caught this show in jenkintown. thankfully those storms have cleared out of philadelphia. look at this. a northerly breeze flowing according to bill henley. that will make it less humid for the weekend. we like to see the flags blowing that way on the aramark building.
if they kblo the other way it brings the warm air in. >> the change is coming, meteorologist bill henley is tracking it all with his first alert forecast. bill? >> plenty of clouds around. they will clear and storms around. look at the heavy rainfall in ocean county, harvey cedars, ship bottom seeing some of the heavy rain. this is stalled. we could see minor flooding in this area as well. it's already drying 0 nut cape may, even though 12th street as matt delucia showed us seeing minor flooding. the big storms are well offshore and continuing to move out. the heavy rain prompted a flood warning in effect for parts of pennsylvania -- philadelphia county, for much of the pennypack park area. pennypack creek about 4. >>s above flood stage. minor flooding thanks to the two plus inches of rain that fell in the suburbs. that's now headed for the rivers and the streams. and headed for our area,
sunshine. the clouds starting to thin out. they're moving out of here. the humidity will be dropping as the day goes on. by 11:00 we'll be in the 80s. a warm afternoon with partly to mostly sunny skies. the northerly winds are just at 8 miles an hour, 2:00. just enough to bring the humidity down. go through the forecast neighborhood by neighborhood when i'm back in ten minutes. let's see how the roads are looking on a friday morning. jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. >> we're starting things off on 202 around paoli pike. roadways particularly empty. northbound or southbound, no problems. 59, we're just seeing this increase in the southbound drive time from woodhaven road up towards the vine street expressway. now about 17 minutes. it's usually an 11-minute trip or so. we're up there now. 48 minutes for your average mile per hour speed there. 95 northbound doing just a bit better. that's typical for this time of morning. still watching an accident scene on river road and east 4th
street. sa septa doylestown 50 1 ten minutes late and thorndale 501 ten minutes late and elwyn dealing with 12-minute delays. 6:33. we continue toç follow this breaking news. bill mentioned 24, minor street flooding along the shore following the overnight storms. matt delucia arrived in north wildwood about a half hour ago. has the situation changed? has there been drainage on those streets, matt? >> we have seen a little bit of improvement here. we are told there are some outages. i borrowed my cameraman's crocks here to walk through this. we have at least a few inches on the ground. you see some of the tires covered by these vehicles here, at least the homes are not entirely affected mostly in this
area here. this is 12th avenue. you have a lot of the streets in the nearby area that look just like this. and we're also up here by new jersey where we can see some of the storm drains bubbling up. i've been on the phone with north wildwood police. they tell me there has been a lot of lightning, wind, storm water coming through the area. so far, no reports of any major injuries as a result. that is the good news. you do have a lot of flooding and that flooding has done down since around 4:00 this morning. i'll walk over here. ed lives down the street here. you were in your house when this happened, right? >> i was in bed. i was in bed, yes. >> walk me through what happened this morning. >> we had the big bang at 3:19 and then about a minute later, the rain just kept coming and coming and coming. >> you've been without power since? >> still without power. yes, yes. probably have power in another hour they said. >> another hour. you were telling me you've lived
here a while. >> 30 some years. >> have you seen anything like this? >> no, no. central island was covered four to five inches deep. never seen it before. really a lot of rain, a lot of rain. a lot of flooding. >> all right. thank you very much. we know you have to get to where you need to go. of course we are seeing a lot of to navigate. this is new jersey avenue.7ç!7 bit. you see a lot of the trash out here on the street as well. we'll be back again before the end of the hour. for now, live in north wildwood, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. preparing for the pope. happening today, septa will start selling the regional rail papal passes in person. the tickets are good for either saturday or sunday of the pope's visit in september. but you have to go to a septa station to buy these. you can't get these onloan like you could previously. they cost $10 and you can buy up to ten tickets for each day. a local hospital is getting ready for the influx of people
from all over the world expected for the papal visit. the hospital has a new tool that will help doctors and nurses talk to people who speak different languages. they have to prepare for everything. katy zachry is live at lankenau hospital in wynnewood to tell us about this. >> in just a few weeks as we all well know people from around the world will be descending on philadelphia and the surrounding area including here along the main line. many of them will not speak english. here at lankenau medical center, that's not a problem. >> ask the patient if the patient is having chest pain, is it radiating down their arm? do they feel pressure? >> okay. not a problem. [ speaking foreign language ] >> reporter: this is what it's like for a patient at lankenau medical center who does not speak english and needs to communicate withç doctors and nurses. a new video interpreter is wheeled to their bedside. with a simple swipe and selection of language, a realtime interpreter appears on the screen and can translate
symptoms. >> being able to have an interpreter immediately means there will be no delay in care. and no delay in care means better and safer care for our patients. >> reporter: doctors and nurses have relied on this service nearly 500 times in the last several months. >> our most common language is spanish followed by russian, korean and mandarin. >> reporter: it's a new service that will no doubt be put to the test next month when people from around the world flock to philadelphia for the papal visit. pope francis is staying at the seminary across the street and staff expects large crowds to gather in hopes of catching a glimpse. >> we anticipate with more than 2 million descending on philadelphia that even the day-to-day chest pain, fainting, heat stroke, those things will be the normal things that will come through our doors, just at higher levels. we're prepared to meet that capacity. >> reporter: to help with many of the normal problems they laid with local police and ems will be setting up a first aid tent
right here at the entrance to the hospital, just feet away from saint charles borromeo seminary where pope francis will be staying and there throngs of people will be in just a few weeks. the video interpreter we just showed you, it can translate over 200 languages, including signing. don't walk alone. that's the warning from police to women who walk anywhere near the could be creeks gobbs creek. back in july, police say another victim was dragged into the woods. one victim was knocked unconscious. they gave a similar description, a muscular, clean shaven hispanic male about 5'5" in his mid-30s. the golf course is often used as a short cut for people going to work. >> the weather, the way it is, people frequent the location to
walk around, things like that. we'd ask them just to be aware of their surroundings out there, for women to travel in pairs or have someone else with them. >> investigators say they don't have surveillance video but did gather dna evidence. police say the golf course is being cooperative for the hunt in the suspect. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 6:39. the sun is up but we're still looking at lots of clouds in the area and some minor flooding thanks to the heavy rain that came through the area overnight. clearing skies during the day, we'll see more and more sunshine. you can leave your umbrella at home for most of the area and less humid conditions as the day goes on. that's going to set the stage for a more comfortable weekend. right now it's down to 67 degrees in reading, philadelphia, scattered clouds at 75 and cape may is going to see sunshine break through this afternoon. right now it's cloudy skies and 72. see the clouds right over beach avenue. what we're not seeing is the heavy rain that we saw when we
went on the air more than 2 1/2 hours ago. that has moved offshore, lots of lightning, too. it's still coming down in central ocean county, you can county, heavy downpours there, harvey cedars and the ship bottom area and beach haven. those showers will alsoç push offshore. north wildwood, almost 3. >> -- almost 3 inches on the ground as we saw from matt delucia. minor flooding in pennypack creek. sunshine, the pocono mountains near 80, 86 for allentown and 85 for reading. more and more sunshine for doylestown, trenton and mott holly with the humidity dropping during the day. the showers will move offshore completely for the shore.
it's ended in rehoboth. the rain is over as well in cape may. dover will warm into the middle 80s. upper 80s, flirting with 90 degrees for philadelphia. i think today we'll stay in the 80s. 85 in westchester and wilmington, 86 degrees. look at the weekend and beyond with the seven-day when i'm back in ten minutes. >> sound goods. should be nice. thanks, bill. let's see if your ride to work will be nice this morning. we go to nbc 10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> all good news from my end. 422, moving along nicely, right around trooper road, it's quiet so far. headed eastbound is where we normally see the big delays for the morning but still an eight-minute trip eastbound from 29 out towards the schuylkill. no problems there. where we're seeing the biggest increase in delay is the northbound side of 42 approaching the walt whitman bridge. that drive time unaffected by
that. it's about a five-minute trip there. as for the walt whitman bridge, it's doing okay, the tac pal, the ben is okay and so is the betsy ross bridge. coming up, live shots of 95 to see how the delays are there on the southbound side. chris? the scandal surrounding the ashley madison affair website is snaring celebrities and even government workers. why some philadelphia city employees are under scrutiny. plus, that same website has josh duggar in more trouble this morning. we'll tell you what he's apologizing for now. plus, the new poll that gives vice president joe biden a leg up in the presidential race even though he hasn't said if he'll be running.
this is a fire at an auto body shop on mouth road in astin. an auto body shop caught fire a half hour ago. firefighters have it under control. no reported injuries. we still don't know what caused the fire. we'll give you updates as they become available. caitlyn jenner could face manslaughter charges stemming from a fatal car accident in california. the sheriff's office said it wrapped up its investigation and will hand it over to the district attorney. she say jenner was driving at unsafe speeds when she caused a train reaction on the pacific coast highway in malibu last february. a woman died in that crash. now it's to up the d.a. to determine if jenner will be charged. the mayor's office in philadelphia is looking into reports that city workers used city computers to logon to the cheating website ashley madison. a number of e-mail addresses with philly.gov showed up in a list released by hackers.
it is against city policy for an employee to use work e-mail for personal use. data from that same website prompted josh duggar to apologize for cheating on his wife. in a statement on the family's website jedd, duggar said i have been the biggest hypocrite ever, while espousing faith and family values i have been unfaithful to my wife. in his statement, the "19 kids and counting" star did not admit to using the ashley madison website or mention any details of his infidelity. he did say he becameç addictedo pornography. three months ago it was revealed that josh duggar molested underage girls when he was a teenager. he's not even in the race for president yet. vice president joe biden has a leg up on many of the candidates according to a new quinnipiac poll, biden would beat donald trump in three key states, including pennsylvania. the vice president's numbers are better or the same as fellow
democrat hillary clinton. donald trump is this week's "time" magazine cover story in case you haven't seen this. in the article trump talks about immigration, taxes and the economy. the republican contender also takes swipes at chris christie, hillary clinton and others. >> when all of these candidates accept all of this money they're puppets. nobody played the game better than me. but they're all puppets. they do whatever you want, especially if they're not finished with their careers, if they're going to run again. they want this money coming in the next time. >> today trump takes his campaign to mobile, alabama for a town hall meeting at a football stadium. we're just one day anow from eagles second preseason game of the season against the baltimore ravens this time. everyone's question at least everyone who cheers for the eagles question is will sam bradford take the field for the first time? head coach chip kelly wouldn't tip his hand either way but bradford says he's ready to go.
>> our conversation last week, you know, i'm going to play. but with coach you never know. but i'm hoping that he hasn't change his mine. you never like to get hit but sometimes it gets you in the hopefully it doesn't happen. hopefully it's not a big shot but i couldn't hate going to the ground once and getting up and knowing that i'm going to be okay. >> sam is ready to get broken in, he says. nbc 10 is your home for preseason game number two against the ravens saturday night. the pregame show begins at 6:30. we'll have postgame as well for you. we go to new york and the "today" show for a look at what's ahead. >> we say good morning to you as well, guys. two big stories tied to the weather. the first hurricane of 9 atlantic season. we'll talk about where danny is headed and out west, emergency wildfire evacuations order
overnight. we'll be there live. two trail blazers. we hear from the first women to complete the army's gruelling rangers school as they get ready for today's big graduation ceremony. then we go one-on-one with alex rodriguez as we help the new york yankees honor deserving children. all that and carly rae jepsen live in concert right on the plaza when we get started on a friday morning here on "today." we can say it, "call me baby" or do you "really really like me." >> when you're singing that all week long, thank tamron. >> we'll see you then. >> all right. bye-bye. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> ten minutes before 6:00. the clouds are starting to thin out. the storms rolled through early in the morning in philadelphia. look at the clouds, blowing through the area. there's been a shift in the wind. we have a north/northwesterly
wind that's starting to drop. the humidity down to 82%. still steamy this morning. the clouds that are blowingç pt the nbc 10 studios here, we'll see more and more sunshine and that wind will stay with us. the wind has increased in philadelphia, an 8 mile-an-hour breeze in the pocono mountains. that's dry air that will be taking us into the weekend. perfect timing for the eagles. 82 degrees for the pregame. 79 and 76 degrees by the fourth quarter with less humid storms, well, they're still going in ocean county, ship bottom, little egg harbor and barnegat seeing rainfall. the rain has ended in philadelphia. it's the water that's on the ground that's cause something problems this morning. there's a flood warning, minor flooding along pennypack creek. it's running 4. >>s above flood stage. less humid air is coming in.
that's going to be staying not only for today but for the weekend, too. stan by for a pretty nice weekend. even though sunday there's a slight chance of a shower, that may not happen. both days, 80 degrees for the shore and the delaware beaches. clearing skies and a warm afternoon, upper 80s for philadelphia. thanks to that shift in the wind, the humidity comes down and gets cooler in the morning. 87, less humid for saturday. a beautiful day sun with lots of sunshine. the humidity stays lower on monday and goes even lower with temperatures in the 80s for tuesday, wednesday and thursday. all right, bill, eight minutes before 7:00 right now. let's get you to work on this friday morning. >> hopefully nothing will slow you down too much out there. nbc 10 first alert for traffic reporter jessica boyington is watching 95. >> we're starting to see the jams in the normal spotlights, 95 around girard avenue on the southbound side. heading into the center city area, all lanes jam packed.
we're up and down as rush hour begins, southbound from woodhaven road up towards the vine street expressway. we're just seeing that about six-minute increase or so. on the schuylkill expressway right through the conshohocken curve, you can see some parts of the schuylkill starting to have delays as some of those cars are red. we have a 15-minute drive time, slow headed westbound into the king of prussia area. back to you. those storms are out of here for the most part. a shore community is dealing with the afternoon this morning. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in north wildwood. >> we have flooding out here in north wildwood. you can see our cameras fogging up because of the humidity and the water that's around here right now. this is a storm drain to see it all bubbling up. the level of flooding has gone down in the past hour. we'll be back with a live update after the break. i'm monique braxton live at the regional rail station in radnor. after the break we'll tell you
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you can see trash in the streets, utility workers are out here trying to fix some of the power lines that were affected as a result. there are outages still, i'm told, atlantic city electric reporting 142 outages right now in cape may county. still an issue out here, although north wildwood police tell meç the flooding has gone down considerably. back out here live, if you're traveling through this area, it is a little bit rough out here. for now, i'm live in north wildwood, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. i'm monique braxton, live at septa and regional rail station in radnor where the papal passes are being sold. if you're waking up and just joining us, the special hundron passes look like this and will be the only tickets accepted on septa. bring your i.d. and a valid medicare, disability transit or pennsylvania senior citizen i.d. card to the ticket counter. passengers may purchase ten
passes. children over the age of 5 must also have a pass. they are $10, $5 if you're among the elderly and disabled. go to our website, nbc10.com or check out our news app to find out where you may purchase the regional passes through the weekend. live in radnor, monique braxton, nbc 10 news. and jessica boyington with your first alert traffic. this morning we'll relatively light. it's a friday morning and one of the last few weekends of the summer. that's probably why. we're out on the vine street expressway, right now around 24th street where we still have a three-minute drive time on the westbound side from 95 to the schuylkill. we can see that work zone eastbound into 95 doing okay. now, your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> clouds are thinning out. we're seeing sunshine now. that's a live view from the comcast center in center city. nice view there. we'll see more and more sunshine. temperatures warm from the 70s into the 80s. still a few showers at the shore
but harvey cedars police say no flooding with the rainfall. >> the "today" show is next. >> always get updates with the nbc 10 news app. good morning. overwhelmed. officials in washington state do something they have never done before, asking for volunteers to help battle wild fires. one community mourning three heroes who lost their lives in the fight as more than 100 fires still burn in what has become one of the worst seasons ever. in demand. donald trump moves a rally planned tonight to an arena from a stadium while a judge blasts hillary clinton over her use of private e-mail server. criminal case? investigators determine caitlyn jenner was driving too